February 9, 2017
Electricity Could Beat Oil Sooner Than We Think
It’s notoriously hard to predict when a new technology will take off to disrupt the status quo. In 1943 Thomas Watson, CEO of IBM at the time, reputedly said the global market for computers would amount to ‘maybe five’. The International Energy Agency knows all about that. Every year it publishes a forecast about the growth of renewable energy and every year it has it wrong.